"Practicing good hygiene is critical to reducing the spread of this virus, which mostly impacts children"
*AUGUSTA* - The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention today received confirmation from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) late on Tuesday that a Maine child from York County tested positive for the enterovirus D68 infection. The child, who was initially hospitalized, has returned home and is doing well.
Laurel County, KY - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff’s Deputy John Inman investigated a two vehicle serious injury traffic crash which occurred on KY 552 at Tackett Road, 9 miles South of London on Tuesday afternoon September 30, 2014 at approximately 12:52 PM.
Laurel County, Ky. - Sheriff John Root is reporting that Laurel Sheriff’s Detective James Sizemore, and Detective Jason Back, along with deputy Mikey Ashurst, Deputy Shawn Boroviak, and Deputy Kevin Berry arrested two individuals on Walnut road, 8 miles South of London, early Sunday morning September 28, 2014 at approximately 8:19 AM.
Manchester, KY - A Facebook video post of of a location in Clay County, Kentucky from an area that is now being referred to by some as "Tire Mountain" is causing quite a stir in southeast Kentucky.
McConnell: Drug Czar Includes Nelson and Madison Counties in Federal Program to Combat Illegal Drugs
‘’Senator McConnell has consistently championed the efforts of drug enforcement in Kentucky in their efforts to fight the ravages of drugs in our communities. This would not have happened but for him,” said Frank Rapier, Executive Director Appalachia HIDTA and 49 year law enforcement veteran.
Washington, DC – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell was contacted by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Acting-Director Michael Botticelli who advised that due to the magnitude of the drug threat, both Nelson and Madison Counties have been included in the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA), as sought by Senator McConnell.
(Middlesboro, Ky.) – On September 28, 2014 Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Criminal Interdiction Team was conducting a traffic safety check point on US 25E near the Cumberland Gap Tunnel in the Middlesboro community of Bell County.
Attorney General Jack Conway, the Kentucky Department of Education, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) are joining together to warn Kentucky school districts to be vigilant of a scam targeting schools throughout the country.
Attorney General Jack Conway and his Keep Kentucky Kids Safe partners have announced the start of their annual prescription drug abuse prevention public service announcement (PSA) contest for Kentucky middle and high school students. The competition is part of Attorney General Conway’s statewide public awareness initiative to warn Kentucky kids about the dangers of misusing prescription drugs.
McDonald’s restaurants in 67 counties are joining forces to encourage GED attainment with in-store promotions funded by the restaurant owners.
- Kentucky Arts Council offers grants to counties in Appalachian region
- Two Lily residents charged with Trafficking In A Controlled Substance
- New UNK online course to teach ‘Respect Boundaries’
- KSP Charges Fayette Co. Man With Possession Of Child Pornography
- Fugitive from Maryland arrested in Laurel County